Review: Indiana Jones & The Dial of Destiny

What was the point of this exactly? In the tapestry of Indiana Jones, this one leaves you bemused. A lost, lonely and befuddled Doctor Henry Jones hears the call to adventure once again when his goddaughter Helena reappears into his life, seeking the antikythera device, aka Archimedes’ Dial. However, dark forces from his past also…

Review: Blade Runner 2049 (2D)

How refreshing… a sequel to a film over thirty years old that doesn’t feel recycled and captures the tone and atmosphere perfectly! A Blade Runner is a special law enforcement officer dedicated to hunt down Replicants, artificial humans who are incredibly hard to identify and should they go rogue, pose incredible risks. Following the story…

Review: Star Wars – Force Awakens (2D)

Oh boy. Dear reader, you are probably chomping at the bit to know what I think of the newest, Disney-funded installment of Hollywood’s best blockbuster franchise. But you are also likely not wanting too many spoilers… so I will give you a short opinion and rating now, and you can stop reading¬†further. Star Wars: The…

Banter: Force Awakens Predictions

Hi everyone, Cinema Cocoa here with a very short, off-the-cuff post about Star Wars: The Force Awakens. I would like to make a handful of predictions about the film’s story before it releases, and see if I get any of them right. This post will be used for bragging rights, I won’t lie. I feel…

Review: Blade Runner – The Final Cut

Perhaps one of Sir Ridley Scott’s most visually striking films, Blade Runner is a narrow view of classic science fiction themes and values shot in a gorgeous film noir style. A Blade Runner is a special police officer tasked with the identification and neutralising of synthetic humans known as Replicants. Replicants appear by design exactly…

Saga Review: Star Wars

A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away… One man had a vision, a vision that even he didn’t realise would become so popular, a story and universe not yet told in the history of cinema. George Lucas, a young an optimistic film maker, best friends with Steven Spielberg, became one of the…